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Historic South Park Street Captains Roster

14 Feb

To help you with any questions you may have about the neighborhood, Historic South Park has Street Captains throughout the neighborhood. Street Captains are volunteers who welcome new neighbors and help address issues for their designated portion of the neighborhood. If your street is not included, you still have the opportunity to volunteer! Email Amanda Moran at [email protected] Street […]

Building a better South Park: The historic neighborhood’s unprecedented progress

06 Apr

[This essay appeared in the Dayton City Paper February 23, 2011] Everybody loves it when the good guys win. The story of the renewal of South Park, Dayton’s largest historic neighborhood, is inspiring in its transformation and instructive in its struggle against urban blight and all its ills. Once perceived as a place to be […]

Join Kelley Deal as South Park Tavern’s Artist in Residence Every Tuesday in April

02 Apr
<a href="http://historicsouthpark.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Kelley_Deal.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-1755" title="Kelley_Deal" src="http://historicsouthpark.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Kelley_Deal-300x199.jpg" alt="" width="240" height="159" /></a>South Park neighbor and recording artist <strong><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelley_Deal">Kelley Deal</a>, </strong>best known as a member of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Breeders">The Breeders</a>, will be hosting an artist residency at South Park Tavern, with special guests and performances every Tuesday in April! Doors open at 8PM, admission is $5. Appropriate for all ages.As a super-loyal South Parker, Kelley says she wanted to use the residency to really honor the creative spirit of the neighborhood, so in addition to musical performances, she'll also be hosting Q&As with HSPI's own Amy Lee, community gardening guru Kasey Henneman, and nationally recognized graphic artist Chris Glass. Also, <strong>YOUR chance to write a song with Kelley Deal: the South Park Songwriting Experiment April 19!</strong>

Check out the full schedule and promotional video below:

April 5
Amy Lee, Q&A with HSPI President
Scott Torres
Smug Brothers

April 12
Kasey Henneman, Community Gardening Q&A
Joel Walter
Andy Gabbard

April 19
South Park Song Writing Experiment
Motel Beds

April 26
Chris Glass, Q &A
Nick Eddy
Jasper the Colossal

South Park neighbor and recording artist Kelley Deal, best known as a member of The Breeders, will be hosting an artist residency at South Park Tavern, with special guests and performances every Tuesday in April! Doors open at 8PM, admission is $5. Appropriate for all ages.As a super-loyal South Parker, Kelley says she wanted to […]